cnc machinist/setup

William E Davies JR







1979 Four years of apprenticeship at the Smith Williston Company, Seattle, Washington.

1983 South Seattle Community College, Courses studied were Mig, Tig, and duel shield welding

1992 South Seattle Community College, Received an AA in Quality Control.

1999 Strategy Computers Received a MCSE, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer degree and A+ certification in computer technology.

2009 – 2011 AA in Culinary Arts at South Seattle Community College


High school graduate of Delta High School, Delta, Colorado 1971

Major courses of study included metal shop, machine fundamentals, welding, and basic automotive studies.



I am a hard working, dependable, and skillful person. 

I get along well with other people and adapt quickly to new jobs. 

I am well able to handle responsibility. 

My knowledge and experience in the Machining field would be an asset to any employer.



PRIMUS International                                                                                                                            2011 – 2012


Setup and operated many different CNC machines which were 3& 4 axis . , Okuma, Quataum, Mattsuura, Mori Seiki, Fadal.                                                                                                                                  

Knowledge of general machining processes using a wide variety of machine tools. 

Understanding of CNC type machines and the processes they use, such as set-ups, monitoring, change-outs, etc.

Familiar with Lean Manufacturing work area practices including 5-S, Visual Controls, Standard Work, work center metrics, and continuous improvement processes and supports team members in these processes

Blueprint reading and machining related math skills.

Knowledge of G&M codes.


Global Contract Manufacturing                                                                                                            2007 – 2009


Set up and operated CNC 4 axis machines using G&M codes for cutting, material, rapid movement, feed rate, cutter comp left and right also for tool length +/-  Using M codes for spindle start clock wise, counter clock wise and spindle stop.


JD Ott Company                                                                                                                                     2000 – 2007


Worked as CNC machinist set up and ran CNC machines (3&4 axis machines using G&M Codes.


The Boeing Company                                                                                                                            1995 – 1999

CNC Machinist    

Worked in “Blue Streak”, machining one of a kind airplane parts for aircraft “AOG”. Setup and  ran various types of CNC 3&4 axis  machines, and some manual machines and flat patterns


Modern Manufacturing                                                                                                                          1986– 1995


Set up and operated CNC 3& 4 axis machines.



Machine Northwest Company                                                                                                              1983 – 1985

Journeyman Machinist

Operated a horizontal and vertical boring mills, tracing mill, and radial drills.


Smith Williston Company                                                                                                                     1979 – 1981

Apprenticeship in the Machining industry

Learned to operate horizontal and vertical boring mills, single up to four spindle tracer mills, tracer lathes, Bridgeport vertical mills, surface grinders, radial drills, CNC tape machines, Cincinatti Milling Center, Honing Machines, and Burgmaster Milling machine.

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